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Mangroves and coral reefs: David Stoddart and the Cambridge physiographic tradition

@inproceedings{Woodroffe2018MangrovesAC,
  title={Mangroves and coral reefs: David Stoddart and the Cambridge physiographic tradition},
  author={C. D. Woodroffe},
  year={2018}
}
  • C. D. Woodroffe
  • Published 2018
  • Geography
  • Mangroves are particularly extensive on sheltered, macrotidal, muddy tropical coastlines, but also occur in association with coral reefs. Reefs attenuate wave energy, in some locations enabling the accretion of fine calcareous sediments which in turn favour establishment of seagrasses and mangroves. Knowledge of the distribution and ecology of both reefs and mangroves increased in the first half of the 20th century. J Alfred Steers participated in the Great Barrier Reef Expedition in 1928, and… CONTINUE READING
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